To better see all uses of the word
All Quiet on the Western Front
please enable javascript.

Used In
All Quiet on the Western Front
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • We are forlorn like children, and experienced like old men, we are crude and sorrowful and superficial—I believe we are lost.
  • How forlorn I am already, though he still sits here beside me.
  • It is a great brotherhood, which adds something of the good-fellowship of the folk-song, of the feeling of solidarity of convicts, and of the desperate loyalty to one another of men condemned to death, to a condition of life arising out of the midst of danger, out of the tension and forlornness of death—seeking in a wholly unpathetic way a fleeting enjoyment of the hours as they come.

  • There are no more uses of "forlorn" in the book.

    Show samples from other sources
  • She energized the previously forlorn team.
  • She stood behind the counter with a forlorn look in her eyes.

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading